fight this until the bitter end be. a high-ranking official told talking points memo "if this bill is signed today it will be a thunderdome for governor snyder and michigan for the next two years. all options are on the table. this fight is far from over." it is my pleasure to welcome michigan senate democratic leader gretchen whitmer coming to us from lansing. senator whitmer, thank you so much for joining us inside "the war room." >> i'm glad to be here with you governor. >> jennifer: all right. so you're in the thick of it. and in fact, i think you staged a sit-in with reverend jesse jackson and mayor virg bernero today. can you describe the scene at the capitol today? >> sure, governor. well, you know, before i even got my girls off to school, there were over 8,000 people at the capitol. by the end of the day estimates were upwards of 13,000.